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The Animal Defense League of Washington County, Inc. (ADL) is an all-volunteer, non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization and all donations are tax deductible. ADL’s mission is the prevention of cruelty to all animals, the relief of suffering among animals, and the extension of humane education.

Voice of the Voiceless

A generous bequest has provided the Animal Defense League of Washington County with money to help with the cost of spay/neuter for animals of Washington County, VA and the surrounding area. Call the toll-free number for the ADL to learn more 1-877-301-2290. We partner with the Margaret Mitchell Spay/Neuter Clinic.

Spay/Neuter MBMSpay/Neuter Clinic



To Members who have supported the Animal Defense League through Amazon Smile. AmazonSmile is closing down February 20, 2023 and will no longer contribute. To continue to support the ADL, iGive.com will be donating for registered members. Please use Register at iGive.com to register as a member with iGive to continue your support.



Help the Animals

How do we help?
o We provide pet supplies to food pantries.
o We have a TNR program and support managed feral colonies.
o We maintain an aging van to transport those animals as needed.
o We maintain a place where ferals can be held pre/ post surgery and pending necessary vet care.
o We work to educate the public about the need for responsible pet ownership.
o We work in close partnership with other local animal welfare groups.